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England put N.Zealand on the ropes in 2nd Test

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England dominated with bat and ball to leave New Zealand struggling on 66 for three after setting an imposing first innings total of 465 on day two of the second Test in Wellington on Friday. 

New Zealand's Bruce Martin (C) and England's Kevin Pietersen (R), pictured during day two of their 2nd Test match, played at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, on March 15, 2013.

Despite a mid-innings wobble, Matt Prior (82) and Kevin Pietersen (73) delivered with the bat for the tourists and Stuart Broad then took two for 18 in the final session to leave New Zealand trailing by 399 runs.

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